Compass Retail partners with Blackwell's at Nottingham University
Compass Group UK & Ireland's Retail business has partnered with bookshop retailer, Blackwell's, in a new contract at Nottingham University.
: Compass Group
Compass Group news team
Friday 18 February 2011
The joint venture comprises a new Costa Coffee café within the Blackwell's bookshop in the University's Portland Building.
The five year contract is worth approximately £2 million in total turnover and marks Compass Retail's second deal within the University's grounds: Compass currently operates the retail areas at the campus-based teaching hospital, Queen's Medical Centre.
Lynn King, Business Director - Retail at Compass Group UK & Ireland, said, "Working with Blackwell's is a fantastic new opportunity for Compass. The joint venture allows both companies to combine their specialities, resulting in a much improved student experience".
Josh Green, Manager of Blackwell's at Nottingham University, said, "We are delighted that Costa Coffee will be located in Blackwell's Bookshop. The addition of a coffee shop further enhances our offering to students and makes Blackwell's a key destination for students and staff."
Notes to editor
For more information:
Katya Heath, Compass Group UK & Ireland
Tel: 01895 554114 / Mob: 07795 452522
About Compass Group UK and Ireland
Compass Group UK and Ireland is part of Compass Group PLC, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services on our clients' premises and we generated annual revenues of £14.5 billion in the year to 30 September 2010. The company operates across the following core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.
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